Writing the Feature Length Screenplay is an advanced level course building on introductory screenwriting skills and elements. During this six-week course students will either develop an idea for an original motion picture or rewrite the draft of an existing screenplay. Class sessions will be rigorous and challenging consisting primarily of group readings and open critiques. Students should arrive to the first class prepared to discuss the idea and status of the screenplay concept they plan to pursue. Writers of both intermediate and advanced levels are welcome. Successful completion of Introduction to Screenwriting, a similar course or permission of the instructor is required.
Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Develop the idea and write the first act of an engaging feature length screenplay
- Rewrite an existing screenplay (if applicable)
- Gain a greater critical and artistic sensibility as a writer
- Understand the basics of the business of screenwriting
This course is an open enrollment course. No application is required and registration is available by clicking "Add to Cart" below.
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Introduction to Screenwriting or permission of instructor.